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Mastering Skills: 30 Best Illustrator Tutorials of 2016

Recently, we have compiled a list of 30 of the best tutorials for Photoshop that were aimed to help practice your skills and extend your knowledge. Today is the turn of Illustrator, the most popular software for crafting vector artworks and designs. Traditionally, this advanced graphics program has a vector-related environment that most digital artists find comfortable. It is applicable for projects that need to be scaled to any degree without losing quality and sharpness. Prints, posters, illustrations, cartoons are preferably done here. It is also pretty flexible on different issues due to providing tools that give full control over objects.

Mastering Skills: 30 Best Illustrator Tutorials of 2016

Our list comprises how-tos both for newbies and creative folks with intermediate level. Some tutorials can be challenging and hard at first sight; however it does not mean that you can’t reap benefits from them. You can easily repeat all the steps paying meticulous attention to details, and as a result, end up with a rather satisfactory outcome, to say nothing about obtaining insights of some interesting techniques.

30 Best Illustrator Tutorials of 2016

Create a Low-poly Portrait

poly portrait
Creator: Breno Bitencourt

How to Design a Colorful Hungarian Folk Art Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

how-to floral pattern
Creator: Janie Kliever

Amazing Texture Techniques for Vector Artwork

forest scene
Creator: Jeffrey Bowman

Create 3D Effects in Illustrator

vector 3d effects
Creator: Karan Singh

Create Stylish Vector Portraits From a Photo

pop art portrait
Creator: Eelco van den Berg

Design Retro Isometric Artwork

retro isometric scene
Creator: Mark Oliver

How to Design a Vintage Travel Poster in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

ireland-inspired scene
Creator: Janie Kliever

Create a Lighthouse in Adobe Illustrator

lighthouse illustration
Creator: Veerle Pieters

Create a Cityscape in Adobe Illustrator

cityscape illustration
Creator: Veerle Pieters

7 Steps to Create a Geometric Poster Vector Design

geometric poster
Creator: Mary Winkler

Create A Mouthwatering Chocolate Covered Strawberry – Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

strawberry vector
Creator: vectips

Create a Bright and Fun Plastic Text Effect with Graphic Styles

plastic text effect
Creator: Mary Winkler

How To Create a Decorative Drop Cap in Adobe Illustrator

decorative drop cap
Creator: Chris Spooner

3D Text Effect

3d text effect
Creator: Andrei Marius

Round Flat Pub Icon

Creator: Andrei Marius

How to Use Vector Graphics to Create a Repeating Pattern in Illustrator

a repeating pattern
Creator: Go Media Inc.

Print Poster Tutorial – Bringing Doodles and Sketches into Your Illustrator Workflow

doodles into illustrator
Creator: Ben Fellowes

How to Create Watercolor Brushes in AI

watercolor brushes
Creator: Heather Sakai

How to Create a Greyscale Monochrome Vector Portrait in Adobe Illustrator

greyscale portrait
Creator: Sharon Milne

How to Create Animals Icons in Adobe Illustrator

line style icons
Creator: Marta Berzina

How to Create a Sea Sunset Painting in Pointillism Style with Stipplism in Illustrator

paint scene
Creator: Iaroslav

Create a Dynamic Futuristic User HUD Interface with VectorScribe in Adobe Illustrator

hud interface
Creator: Iaroslav Lazunov

How to Create a Destroyed Text Effect with Stipplism

rock graphics
Creator: Iaroslav

Create a Graffiti Logo on a Brick Wall with Texture in Illustrator

graffiti logo
Creator: Iaroslav Lazunov

How to Create a Vintage Love Envelope in Illustrator

vintage envelope
Creator: Kim Chen

How to Draw a Pack of Six Sports Icons in Illustrator

six icons
Creator: Bao Nguyen

How to Create a Vector Map Infographic in Adobe Illustrator

vector map
Creator: Andrei Marius

How To Create a Colorful Vector Landscape Illustration

wild west illustration
Creator: Chris Spooner

How to Create a Simple Shape Fruit Vector Design

fruity pattern
Creator: Mary Winkler

How to Create Delicious Cupcake Icons in Adobe Illustrator

yummy icons
Creator: Diana Toma